We are big believers in getting a complete disclosure package for all potential buyers, because we know that doing so will ultimately result in a higher net for the seller and a much smoother transaction with less risk of fall-out. In fact, we’re such big believers in this that we will agree to credit the […]
In California, there is no law regarding inspecting your home prior to selling it. However, a smart seller will do standard inspections, such as: Termite/Pest Inspection Home Inspection Septic Inspection Well Inspection Survey While it is true that the buyer is responsible for getting her own inspections, the seller is well advised to have these […]
There is licensing for termite inspectors, and every termite report, after it’s completed, gets shipped off to the Structural Pest Control Board in Sacramento were it is kept for several years.
…A lot of this is a CYA maneuver – if the home inspector doesn’t suggest that, and the flagged item turns out to be a big problem, it might be a big liability for the home inspector.
…This is something you could try to get fixed, but given the apparent age of the water heater, it’s probably just a better idea to have it be replaced and with a more energy-efficient unit.
…One of the most important things a home inspector does, I think, it to give some assurance to the buyer that, generally speaking, the place isn’t about to fall apart – that aside from a few certain items, the home is sound and habitable.